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American Girl's 2018 Girl of the Year is a 11-year-old who wants to be the first person on Mars . That includes a summer space camp where they can design a robot and do astronaut training exercises. The Luciana Vega doll will go on sale at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center gift shop in Huntsville starting January 2. They also contributed to an accompanying STEM-based educational program providing space simulations and quizzes in an American Girl app and educational website.
  • Asteroid To Skim Earth at 0.58 LD on December 28

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    YZ4 will be known by its unaffectionate designation until given a more lively name, like that given to "Phaethon 3200", the much reported on "mysterious" space object that flew by our planet on December 16. Best estimates are that there are 10,000 to 20,000 PHAs larger than 328 feet. By astronomical terms, 2017 YZ4 is merely a Near-Earth Object and not a Potentially Hazardous Asteroid, according to this IAU list of PHAs.
  • Apple boosts pay for Tim Cook

    Apple boosts pay for Tim Cook

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    In 2014, executives including Dan Riccio, chief of hardware engineering, and former General Counsel Bruce Sewell received performance awards that paid out three years later at nearly twice as many target shares as planned after Apple's stock returned 69 percent over that span, including reinvested dividends.
  • Instagram recommended content rolls out in user home feeds

    Instagram recommended content rolls out in user home feeds

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    Instagram is rolling out recommended posts to its users, a new reality first revealed via a test spotted in early December. The new section labelled " Recommended for You ", will contain three to five suggested posts and will be displayed while you browse through your Instagram feed.
  • LG V30 Android 8.0 Oreo update starts rolling out today

    LG V30 Android 8.0 Oreo update starts rolling out today

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    We already know that the Android Oreo update will bring several improvements and features to the smartphone as it is the latest iteration of the platform. However, you can also install the beta update on your Mi A1 by unlocking the bootloader. There is a dual camera set up at the back with both sensors of 12MP.
  • August 2017 Solar Eclipse Left Ripples in Ionosphere: Research

    August 2017 Solar Eclipse Left Ripples in Ionosphere: Research

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    The moon passes between the sun and Planet Earth during a total solar eclipse and this causes a shadow across parts of our planet. According to Gizmodo , the shadowed zone sees a marked drop in heat energy, and as the zone isn't a single static location but moves with the moon, it creates the bow wave, this phenomena in the Earth's atmosphere, and decreased heat which moves across the upper atmosphere.
  • Xiaomi India announces new service to track your phone's fix status online

    Xiaomi India announces new service to track your phone's fix status online

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    The name of the new service is Mi Service Order Status which allows a person to track his/her Mi phone's fix status online. Service Order Status will allow you to track the status of a device's fix on mi.com. Mi Fans! Happy to introduce the all-new Mi Service Order Status feature on https://t.co/lzFXOcGyGQ. Feeding the OTP on the website will show the real time status of the fix request to the users.
  • Ball-size meteor stuns New England

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    At 5:52 p.m., the Mt. Agamenticus webcam in York County captured the meteor , with many people on social media from all over ME confirming the sight. "These occur every day somewhere on the earth". The odd thing is that, in today's time everyone has a smartphone hut a few people were able to take photos of that golf-ball size meteor.
  • WhatsApp to stop working on these phones come December 31

    WhatsApp to stop working on these phones come December 31

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    WhatsApp previously extended support for Blackberry 10 till December 31 2017, but will not extend any further after that. Blackberry OS, Blackberry 10 and Windows Mobile 8.0 users, you might want to take note . The company had made a similar announcement a year ago. This Facebook-owned messaging app is now testing services and businesses on the app. Players like BookMyShow, MakeMyTrip, etc.
  • Elon Musk Says Tesla Pickup Truck Next on Vehicle Lineup

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    Tesla has been hyping up the prospect of an electric pickup truck for a long time (you're looking at an artist's rendering above), but when can you expect to see it? Musk answered that the Tesla pickup truck will have a "similar total size", although it could be a little bigger than the F-150, he added, because it will include a feature that's "really game changing".
  • Cardi B Breaks Silence Following Sex Tape Leak/Offset Cheating Scandal

    Cardi B Breaks Silence Following Sex Tape Leak/Offset Cheating Scandal

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    Cardi B has finally broken the silence after her explicit tapes were leaked on social media by unknown persons, and this is coming nearly a day after her fiance, Offset's cheating tape surfaced. Offset popped the question while onstage at Power 99's Powerhouse concert in Philadelphia, presenting her with an impressive, 8-carat pear-shaped diamond ring.
  • Space Station Astronauts Watch 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' From Space

    Space Station Astronauts Watch 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' From Space

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    Both trees are artificial, of course, because if you thought the needles shed by the pine tree in living room were annoying, imagine that same scenario in zero gravity. Check out the photo from NASA astronaut Mark T. Vande Hei revealing he and his colleagues in their makeshift movie theater on board the International Space Station.
  • $1.75 EPS Expected for Celgene (CELG); Tyler Technologies (TYL)'s Sentiment Is 1.41

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    Nbt Bank N A who had been investing in Celgene Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $83.72 billion market cap company. About 1.63M shares traded. Gabelli Funds Ltd Liability Com reported 44,900 shares stake. Moreover, Columbia Asset Mgmt has 0.27% invested in Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ:CELG). Mitsubishi Ufj And Banking Corporation holds 0.51% or 1.90M shares in its portfolio.
  • Face Unlock feature soon to be available on OnePlus 5

    Face Unlock feature soon to be available on OnePlus 5

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    OnePlus 5T was launched last month , and the phone brought some awesome features, amongst them, bezel-less OLED display, dual rear camera sensors and Face Unlock features were a fascination for many users. There's no known plan at the moment to bring Face Unlock to other older phones such as the OnePlus 3 or the OnePlus 3T. "Even though in real life you can argue that the risks of someone having physical access to your phone as well as a detailed enough selfie are low, we are always working ...